Victoria University

Victoria University is located in the Melbourne, Australia metro region. It began in 1916 and has steadily grown to be one of the largest institutions of higher learning in Australia with a diverse student body of approximately 50,000 students. Victoria University is known for its research institutes of Sustainability and Innovation, Center for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering, Center for Telecommunications and Micro-Electronics, and its Applied Informatics Research Center. Media contacts are welcome.

PO Box 14428 Melbourne Victoria 8001 Australia
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Bigger is better for Zealandia's tuatara

The size and health of the tuatara population was assessed this month in a joint project by Victoria University of Wellington and Zealandia—the first time many of the iconic creatures will have been handled since the species ...

dateDec 17, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Blue-green alga danger in rivers

Summer for most of us is a time to embrace the warmer weather, but it also provides the perfect growing conditions for a potentially lethal blue-green alga that's found in many New Zealand rivers, and which is the subject ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Environment
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Predicting the impact of an Auckland eruption

Rangitoto, Mt Albert, Lake Pupuke, Orakei Basin, Mt Eden and One Tree Hill are some of Auckland's most familiar landmarks. But they are also reminders of the city's fiery history and the looming threat of future disasters.

dateDec 14, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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